Life and Legends of Calamity Jane (Oklahoma Western Biographies #29) (Paperback)

Life and Legends of Calamity Jane (Oklahoma Western Biographies #29) By Richard W. Etulain Cover Image

Life and Legends of Calamity Jane (Oklahoma Western Biographies #29) (Paperback)

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This is book number 29 in the Oklahoma Western Biographies series.

Everyone knows the name Calamity Jane. Scores of dime novels and movie and TV Westerns have portrayed this original Wild West woman as an adventuresome, gun-toting hellion. Although Calamity Jane has probably been written about more than any other woman of the nineteenth-century American West, fiction and legend have largely obscured the facts of her life. This lively, concise, and exhaustively researched biography traces the real person from the Missouri farm where she was born in 1856 through the development of her notorious persona as a Wild West heroine.

Product Details ISBN: 9780806168777
ISBN-10: 0806168773
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication Date: January 4th, 2021
Pages: 404
Language: English
Series: Oklahoma Western Biographies